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Donald Seymour

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:45 am
Donald H. Seymour, 85, of Newtown, formerly of Ridgefield, died September 16, at the Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Ridgefield, from complications of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. His loving wife of 43 years, Dr Iris Cook Seymour; sons, Jeffrey,

Paul Sclafani, Jr

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:42 am
Paul C. Sclafani, Jr, 50, of Sandy Hook, died September 22, after courageously battling brain cancer for more than six years. He was born December 13, 1967, in Queens, N.Y., the son of Paul Sclafani, Sr, and Frances Perrillo. He

Frederick Pendergast, Sr

Published: September 24, 2018 at 11:40 am
Frederick James “Fred” Pendergast, Sr, 84, a lifelong resident of Newtown, died peacefully September 20, three days shy of his 85th birthday. Mr Pendergast, lovingly known throughout Newtown as “G-Man,” was born September 23, 1933, to Evelyn (Bresson) Pendergast and

Two Patients Rescued From Roof

Published: September 22, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown police and the Botsford Fire Rescue Company responded September 19 to The Commons at Newtown/Newtown Rehabilitation and Health Care Center at 139 Toddy Hill Road on a report that there were two elderly patients on the roof of a building there.

Joni Mitchell's Jazz To Celebrate Legend's Birthday, Proceeds To Benefit Edmond Town Hall

Published: September 22, 2018 at 08:00 am
The seven-member Joni Mitchell’s Jazz will celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday by playing to audiences at Edmond Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, October 13. Proceeds will go to the Edmond Town Hall restoration fund, earmarked for the historic building’s theater.

Fire Reports | September 13-19, 2018

Published: September 21, 2018 at 12:10 pm
Fire calls and their responders for the period of September 13-19, 2018, as reported by the dispatchers at Newtown Emergency Communications Center.

Vote For The Future Of Open Space Property

Published: September 21, 2018 at 10:15 am
To the Editor: On November 6th, a Yes vote on the state ballot gives us a say before any state-owned open space property in town is sold, swapped, or given away. This is particularly relevant to Newtown because this has

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Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
33% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
33% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
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Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3